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614Startups is the fastest growing community of startup founders and investors in Columbus, Ohio. We use media and educational events to connect startup founders with investors and resources to help launch and scale impactful startups. Our podcast, news feed, newsletter, and events reach the influential decision-makers that are driving the Columbus startup ecosystem forward.

Join our community, engage with our content, make connections, and get involved. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/614startups/support

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614Startups is the fastest growing community of startup founders and investors in Columbus, Ohio. We use media and educational events to connect startup founders with investors and resources to help launch and scale impactful startups. Our podcast, news feed, newsletter, and events reach the influential decision-makers that are driving the Columbus startup ecosystem forward.

Join our community, engage with our content, make connections, and get involved. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/614startups/support

    API Your Way Into the Big Leagues Featuring Ryan Lunka

    API Your Way Into the Big Leagues Featuring Ryan Lunka

    Building an enterprise solution is one thing. Selling to enterprises and getting them to buy is another. The rubber really meets the road when the proverbial question comes up, do you integrate with our existing suite of software solutions? Ryan Lunka and his team at Blended Edge are helping software teams deliver product integrations faster, easier, and more cost-effectively while address the security implications of being part of an enterprise’s suite of applications. Enjoy!

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    You can find  Ryan Lunka on

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanlunka/

    https://twitter.com/ryanlunka

    https://www.blendededge.com/

    You can find Elio Harmon on

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/elio-harmon-ba4a8747/

    https://twitter.com/614startups

    https://www.614startups.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/614startups/

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    • 49 min
    Party Like It’s 2021 with MYLE 2.0 featuring Kevin Lloyd

    Party Like It’s 2021 with MYLE 2.0 featuring Kevin Lloyd

    With the post-pandemic reopening ramping up, Kevin Lloyd, Co-Founder and CEO of MYLE and his team want to Make Your Life Entertaining. The restaurant, entertainment, and tourism industries were hit hard in 2020, which had the benefit of giving MYLE an opportunity to pivot and position themselves for growth in 2021 and beyond. The app helps users find fun and memorable entertainment options while helping entertainment venues, restaurants, and cities compete for the highly coveted and competitive discretionary spending of consumers. Enjoy!

    Kevin Lloyd is also the Co-Founder of ColumbusBlack.com and Director at Venture Suite. 

    You can find  Kevin Lloyd on  

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinlloydtheleader 

    https://twitter.com/kevinllloyd?lang=en 

    https://columbusblack.com/  

    You can find Elio Harmon on 

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/elio-harmon-ba4a8747/ 

    https://twitter.com/614startups 

    https://www.614startups.com/loyd


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    • 34 min
    Barbers and Beauticians and Stylists, Oh My! featuring Maurice Womack of HairDrop

    Barbers and Beauticians and Stylists, Oh My! featuring Maurice Womack of HairDrop

    The global professional hair care market is projected to grow to over $26 billion by 2026. The black hair care market specifically is valued at over $2 billion. Maurice Womack, Founder of HairDrop is helping barbers, beauticians, and stylists get the hair, beauty, and styling products they need in one hour or less. No need to leave the shop or wait a whole day to get what you need, HairDrop is like the DoorDash of hair care. Maurice discusses the idea behind HairDrop, how he and his team are solving for inventory and logistics, and why HairDrop should be on your startup watchlist. Enjoy!


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    • 33 min
    Augment Your Reality with Ron Sheth of Huumanize

    Augment Your Reality with Ron Sheth of Huumanize

    Brands have always striven to be part of their customers' lives. Think Tide, Dawn, Nike, and all the other brands that help us make it through our day. Ron and the team at Huumanize help brands tell their stories in ways that resonate with their customers and drive early adoption and lifetime customer value. Over the next decade, brands will not only have to compete to be part of our lives, they will have to compete to become part of our reality. Are you and your company ready for a fully augmented world? Enjoy!


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    • 42 min
    People First Health Insurance with Ross Klosterman of UnifiHealth

    People First Health Insurance with Ross Klosterman of UnifiHealth

    Why does health insurance cost what it costs? Why does the cost go up every year? And with the ever rising cost of health care why do health outcomes for Americans still lag behind the rest of the world? On this episode, Elio interviews Ross Klosterman, Co-Founder of UnifiHealth, a health insurance company working to transform the experience of the 160 million Americans who receive their insurance through their employer. Ross discusses costs, risk, incentives, health outcomes and so much more. Enjoy!


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    • 42 min
    The Future of Automotive Care featuring Andrew Hulse, Vohnt

    The Future of Automotive Care featuring Andrew Hulse, Vohnt

    People today are busier than ever. Companies are scrambling to find ways to bring their services to us instead of us going to them. The list is long. From dinner to groceries, everything is at our fingertips. Vohnt, a Columbus, Ohio-based, automotive care company is bringing automotive maintenance and detailing to you. Well not exactly. It feels that way since Vohnt picks up your vehicle, performs the service, and then drops it back off to you. Check out our interview with Andrew Hulse, Co-Founder of Vohnt as he shares Vohnt's story and strategy as another B2C company launches in Test City, U.S.A.

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    • 39 min

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